January 18, 2021

Musher Details

2020 Jr. Iditarod » Mushers » Cassidy Meyer

Cassidy Meyer

Bib Number: 5
Hometown: Fairbanks, Alaska


Biography

Cassidy Meyer, 17, says s he was born into mushing. Her family moved to Alaska to mush dogs so she has been out camping and mushing all her life. Her family started out with a recreational team until they ran the first race in 2017. Some of their dogs have been raised right in their kennel. Cassidy, a junior at West Valley High School in Fairbanks, is a competitive rock climber, an aspiring writer and she says, of course, a musher. She has run the Jr. Iditarod twice, in 2019 and 2020. She isn’t sure what she will do after high school but says she will continue mushing.

Sponsors

Katadin Mushing Supplies
Meyer & Paragi Families


2020 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 10hr
Knik Lake 02/29/2020 10:08:00 10 0
Burma Road Crossing 02/29/2020 12:04:00 10 02/29/2020 12:04:00 10 0h 0m 1h 56m 5.17 10
Su River Crossing 02/29/2020 13:24:00 10 02/29/2020 13:24:00 10 0h 0m 1h 20m 17.25 23
Eagle Song 02/29/2020 15:53:00 10 02/29/2020 15:54:00 10 0h 1m 2h 29m 5.23 13
Yentna Station 02/29/2020 18:46:00 10 03/01/2020 04:58:00 10 10h 12m 2h 52m 6.98 ✔ 20
Eagle Song 03/01/2020 08:16:00 10 03/01/2020 08:16:00 10 0h 0m 3h 18m 6.36 ✔ 21
Su River Crossing 03/01/2020 10:40:00 10 03/01/2020 10:40:00 10 0h 0m 2h 24m 5.42 ✔ 13
Old Hunter Trail 03/01/2020 13:53:00 10 03/01/2020 13:53:00 10 0h 0m 3h 13m 5.60 ✔ 18
Willow Community Center 03/01/2020 17:17:50 10 3h 24m 6.47 ✔ 22